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This Week in the Arts Archive

2016-17 – Volume IV

Ed. 1 | Sept. 1, 2016

Welcome to Fall Semester 2016. See what is happening at the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Ed. 2 | Sept. 8, 2016

Great posters, great price – tonight at the National Poster Retrospecticus. Also – we offer intern adventures, next week's events and ways we are helping to keep our design students healthy.

Ed. 3 | Sept. 15, 2016

Alumnus returns for a concert tonight, theatre reveals their season, a look at who we are as the CVPA, and welcoming President Hemphill to the 2016 Music Convocation.

Ed. 4 | Sept. 22, 2016

Meet some of the new CVPA faculty, and join us for a 19th century guitar concert, a US Fleet forces Concert Band program and a digital painting show.

Ed. 5 | Sept. 29, 2016

Get ready for "The Diary of Anne Frank" opening Oct. 11, but meet Ji-Eun Lee from dance, check out the Wind Symphony concert, three art receptions, Creative Arts Week and the Highlanders Festival.

Ed. 6 | Oct. 6, 2016

Two art closing receptions, Shark Tank, a faculty spotlight, and a new week that brings arts events all most every day.

Ed. 7 | Oct. 13, 2016

Welcome back to alumni, families and friends! Celebrate autumn with our newly accredited Department of Dance, see some amazing artworks, be fashionable at our fashion show, and listen to our music.

Ed. 8 | Oct. 20, 2016

Bringing Edgar Allen Poe and his stories to life; sneak peeks for "I see the Light" – the first concert for a new choral director,  and guest artists the Cypress Duo; all followed by some jazz.

Ed. 9 | Oct. 27, 2016

It was a dark and spooky night ... or it will be during our performances of " Poe – Dark Genius, Troubled Life" or get ready of an alumnus directed show; see how we collaborated with the Electric Cellist; remember David Lewis; and attended our guitar ensemble's fall concert.

Ed. 10 | Nov. 3, 2016

This week we are "Dancing on Checkers' Grave," hosting a long-time musical friend, talking about new scenery for "The Nutcracker," getting ready for some acrobats, celebrating a marriage and more.

Ed. 11 | Nov. 10, 2016

Start the holiday season this week with 'The Nutcracker' and the Shanghai Acrobats.

Ed. 12 | Nov. 17, 2016

We give thanks to our university community for all your support. Have a great fall break and plan your holiday festivities with us.

Ed. 13 | Nov. 24, 2016

Giving thanks to our supporters and sharing our holiday events. These start Nov. 29.

Ed. 14 | Dec. 1, 2016

We are getting ready for a pop-up graphic design show; traveling to China; serenading you during dinner; helping you relive your childhood;  and we are dancing, playing music and sharing our art with you.

Ed. 15 | Dec. 7, 2016

A pop-up graphic design show, shows to enter, fashionable students, award winners, and more.

Ed. 16 | Dec. 16, 2016

Season's greetings from the CVPA

Ed. 17 | Jan. 12, 2017

Wishing you a Happy New Year as we get ready to start an exciting new semester. 

Ed. 18 | Jan. 19, 2017

A video, a magazine, a new pastel by Z. L. Feng, art shows to enter, and Give Your Heart to Art.

Ed. 19 | Jan. 26, 2017

An art talk and openings, professor news, and the Guitar Ensemble hits the road.

Ed. 20 | Feb. 2, 2017

This week includes an art reception, dog houses, Arts Society, guitar students' travels, a guest artist talk and more.

Ed. 21-22 | Feb. 9, 2017

This week "Praying For Rain" opens, their is an Honors Recital, and news from many of our departments.

Ed. 23 | Feb. 16, 2017

"Praying for Rain" is sold out, but you can see three art shows & attend recitals – all for free.

Ed. 24 | Feb. 23, 2017

RUBY student advances to Grand Prix finals, design student lands internship with Southwest Airlines, in the Dog House, auditions, and a week of art, dance and music events.

Ed. 25 | March 7, 2017

Music therapy in the news, dance opportunities, photo show results, a guest artist recital, and Fashion Fete and Swan Lake tickets now on sale.

Ed. 26 | March 16, 2017

Don't miss Department of Design Happenings and Swan Lake.

Ed. 27 | March 23, 2017

Tonight there is jazz, tomorrow is chamber winds, followed by a week full of the arts.

Vol. 4 Ed. 28 | March 30, 2017

Dancing on the Edge and the International Guitar Festival are this weekend, and look what is happening in the near future.

Ed. 29 | April 6, 2017

Don't miss the last University Performance Series concert of the season – Boston Brass, Friday, April 7. Then join us for "The Importance of Being Earnest" and see returning alumnae Alicia Sable and Kathleen Harshberger.

Ed. 30 | April 13, 2017

How earnest are we? Find out by seeing our version of "The Importance of Being Earnest." And we need your help in winning the Spring Fever fundraising challenge.

Ed. 31 | April 20, 2017

Jazz tonight, Graphic Design Show and BonnieRoo tomorrow, Mozart on Monday and tons left to do before the end of the semester.

Ed. 32 | April 27, 2017

Four more event opportunites before the semester ends!

Ed. 33 | May 4, 2017

It is the last week of the Spring 2017 semester. See how the CVPA is spending it.

Ed. 34 | May 11, 2017

The first CVPA Ambassador graduates; dance collaborates with NASA; a graphic design professor collaborates with a medical research team; and we interview our Outstanding Senior Award winners.

Ed. 35 | June 1, 2017

June 4 is the deadline to enter the Radford City Fine Arts Show. Read on to meet our juror and to see what else is happening in the CVPA this summer.

Ed. 36 | June 22, 2017

Dancer featured on admissions website, announcing artists selcted for the Radford City FIne Arts Show, music bridges culture and therapy, dancers perform for NASA celebration, students curate museum exhibition, two faculty promotions and more...

Ed. 37 | June 29, 2017

Radford City Fine Arts Show opens tonight, our music therapy students aid children's communication, and see who is doing what this week.

Ed. 38 | July 27, 2017

Award winning students, more about the Mary Draper Ingles collaboration, and a spotlight on the School of Dance and Theatre's trip to NYC.

Ed. 39 | Aug. 10, 2017

CVPA faculty, staff and students involved in community projects, and music therapy goes to Japan.